Battle for Brest
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The Battle for Brest was fought on the Western Front during World War II. The 1st part of the Allied plan for the invasion of mainland Europe called for the capture of port facilities. The main port the Allied forces hoped to seize was Brest, in...

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The Tunnels of Củ Chi
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The Tunnels of Củ Chi The tunnels of Củ Chi are an immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the Củ Chi District of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam, and are part of a much larger network of tunnels that underlie much of the...

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Independence Day
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INDEPENDENCE DAY, ALSO REFERRED TO AS THE FOURTH OF JULY OR JULY FOURTH, IS A FEDERAL HOLIDAY IN THE UNITED STATES COMMEMORATING THE ADOPTION OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE ON JULY 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen...

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War of 1812
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War of 1812 was a conflict fought between the United States, the United Kingdom, and their respective allies from June 1812 to February 1815. Historians in Britain often see it as a minor theatre of the Napoleonic Wars; in the United States...

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The War Of 1812 Racketeers
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The War of 1812 was an armed conflict between the United States and the British Empire. The British restricted the American trade since they feared it was harmful to their war with France. They also wanted to set up an Indian state in the Midwest...

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Battle of Graignes
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Battle of Graignes was part of the American airborne landings in Normandy during the early stages of Operation Overlord in World War II, fought between June 10–12, 1944 in Graignes, France. During the Battle of Graignes American paratroopers of...

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Makin Island
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Makin Island, A true story about 19 marines killed on an island (defending against the Japanese). They had to retreat, so they asked the islanders to please bury them for us. Years later, they checked and found a man who had been a teenager then...

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